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vpn interface shaping-rate—Configure the aggregate traffic rate on an interface to be less than line rate so that the interface transmits less traffic than it is capable of transmitting (on vEdge routers only). The interface cannot be a VLAN interface (subinterface).

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Cellular (for vEdge cellular wireless routers only)
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Ethernet
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface GRE
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface PPP Ethernet

Command Hierarchy

vpn vpn-id
  interface interface-name
    shaping-rate kbps


Traffic Shaping Rate
Rate at which to transmit traffic, in kilobits per second (kbps).
Range: 0 through the maximum interface speed

Operational Commands

show running-config vpn


Limit the maximum amount of traffic that an interface can transmit:

vEdge# show running-config vpn 0 interface ge0/0 
vpn 0
 interface ge0/0
  ip address
   color lte
   allow-service dhcp
   allow-service dns
   allow-service icmp
   no allow-service sshd
   no allow-service ntp
   no allow-service stun
  no shutdown
  shaping-rate 100000

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 14.1.​
Starting with Release 17.1, you can no longer configure shaping-rate on a VLAN interface.

Additional Information

See the Segmentation CLI Reference article for your software release.

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